Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Brezings in:
 • Calvary Cemetery
 • Lexington
 • Fayette County
 • Kentucky
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Belle Brezing
Birth: Jun. 16, 1860
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1940

This famed Kentucky madam was the prototype of "Belle Watling" of "Gone With the Wind" she was famed for her plushy, luxuriant salon, famed for its influential patrons and for being "the most orderly of disorderly houses". Ms. Brezing's establishment was closed by the U.S. Army in 1917 when Camp Stanley was set up on the outskirts of Lexington. On the side of her monument facing her grave "Blessed are the Pure in Heart." 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Infant Brezing (____ - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section O, Lot 6
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Feb 28, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8573
Belle Brezing
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Belle Brezing
Added by: Ed Norton
 
Belle Brezing
Added by: Walter Chisholm
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Cheryll Cotten
 Added: Apr. 20, 2015

- M&C
 Added: Mar. 29, 2015

- M&C
 Added: Mar. 29, 2015
There are 228 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.7 after 76 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service